Child Safe Standards

Altona Primary School - CHILD SAFE OVERVIEW


The safety of all students is of paramount importance at APS. It is our responsibility to ensure we are the advocates for children and do all that we can to make children feel safe and be safe from any form of child abuse. This responsibility extends to our whole school community. Click here for more information.

Standard 1 - Strategies to embed an organisational culture of child safety.

Standard 2 - Child Safe Policy.

Standard 3 - Code of conduct that establishes clear expectations for appropriate behaviour with children.

Standard 4 - Screening, supervision, training practices that reduce the risk of child abuse by new & existing personnel.


Standard 5 - Processes for responding to and reporting suspected child abuse.

                       Protecting Children from Abuse: For Parents and Carers Read more


                       Feeling Safe: For Primary School Students Get the Facts

Standard 6 - Strategies to identify and reduce or remove the risk of abuse. 

Standard 7 - Strategies to promote the participation and empowerment of children.

 Safety of children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Victoria is a culturally diverse community made up of many different nationalities, cultural backgrounds, language and religious groups. Click here for further information.



Safety of children with a disability

All children are vulnerable but some children need special care and protection to ensure they are safe – children with a disability have an increased risk of being abused. Click here for further information.